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Old 09-30-18, 07:36 PM
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better chainring nut wrench ?

I have problems with the Park CNW-2 chainring nut wrench. It slips out easily and hard to tighten the chainring bolt with an allen wrench from the other side of the chainring. Is there a better chainring nut wrench out there ?
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Yes, there is: the VAR PE-35200. But you'd better sit down before you look at the price.

Accessoires VTT : Var PE-35200
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I usually use either a Campagnolo chainring nut wrench or a chainring nut screwdriver. Those take care of about 80% of them. For those that absolutely won't come free I use a nut pliers that I pickup the last time I was in Europe.
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I always found that the teeth on the nut wrench were two thick to fit snugly into the slots on the nuts (Campagnolo nuts, if that makes a difference). I took a file to the teeth to slim them down a bit. You still have to hold the wrench firmly against the nut, but it slips less. An alternative is to offer up a standard screwdriver with a sufficiently wide blade - Dremel a recess in the middle of the blade to accommodate the screw
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